Monthly Archives: October 2010

A must watch video – ObamaCare – The Facts On Abortion

10-27-10 Posted by admin in Abortion 0 Comments

The Population Research Institute has produced an impressive video “ObamaCare: The Facts on Abortion.” The video is a straight-forward assessment about abortion funding in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Key portions include debunking the effectiveness of the Stupak Executive Order and the ability for the federal Department of Health and Human Services to be able to fund abortion as a result of the law. Catholic Advocate recommends you take a few moments to watch this video and immediately share with your family and friends. ObamaCare: The Facts On Abortion

Anna C. Little Affirms Her Catholic Values in New Jersey’s 6th District

10-22-10 Posted by admin in Elections, Recommended Reads, Uncategorized 0 Comments

By Deal Hudson

Anna C. Little, the Republican candidate in highly diverse New Jersey’s 6th Congressional District, has an energy and intelligence that is infectious.

On issues from the defense of life and immigration to Obamacare, she speaks with incisive authority. (more…)

Fake Catholic Group Rallies Support for Pro-Abortion Candidates

10-21-10 Posted by admin in Abortion 0 Comments

By Deal W. Hudson

Ever since a group called Catholics United came on the political scene a few years ago, it could be depended upon to defend any Catholic politician supporting abortion or gay marriage.

Thus, when Rep. Steve Driehaus (D, OH-01) took the Susan B. Anthony List before the Ohio Elections Commission, Catholics United was cheering him on. (more…)

Driehaus v. Driehaus On Abortion Funding In the Healthcare Bill

10-19-10 Posted by admin in Elections 0 Comments

By Deal W. Hudson

Congressman Steve Driehaus (D, OH-01) is attempting to send a Catholic pro-life leader to jail for opinions he himself held for months prior to suddenly voting for the same bill he opposed.

The President of the Susan B. Anthony List, Marjorie Dannenfelser, faces possible prison time for asserting on a billboard in Cincinnati that Rep. Driehaus voted for taxpayer-funded abortion when he voted for the health care bill. (more…)

Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper Calls the Catholic Bishops Liars

10-11-10 Posted by admin in Abortion 2 Comments
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By Deal W. Hudson

Rep. Kathy Dahlkemper (D, PA-03) is running for her second term in Pennsylvania’s 3rd Congressional District against Republican Mike Kelly.  Kelly is leading in all the lastest polling and evidence points to Dahlkemper’s vote in support of Obamacare and its abortion mandates. (more…)

The Tea Party and the Religious Conservative Movement

10-8-10 Posted by admin in Featured Articles, Gallery, Taxation 0 Comments
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By Deal Hudson

A host of commentators on the Tea Party phenomena have mindlessly described the participants as exclusively concerned with fiscal issues.  Anyone who has attended one of these events knows better.

Those who attend Tea Parties across the country are solid, middle Americans, from blue collar to white collar, all united not only by a concern for the profligate spending of the federal government, but also by the equally irresponsible social agenda of the Obama administration. (more…)

Talking Social Justice

10-7-10 Posted by admin in Economic Issues, Featured Articles, Gallery 0 Comments
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By Stephen Phelan

It’s a good thing that the conversation about “Social Justice” is heating up again. The exchange between Deacon Keith Fournier and Deal Hudson is the latest between faithful Catholics who are serious about helping the Church communicate its teaching on the proper ordering of society with regard to politics and economics, and how those who have some degree of wealth can best enter into solidarity those who don’t. (more…)

Harry Reid Among the Catholics Who Vote

10-5-10 Posted by admin in Blog, Elections 0 Comments
Senate Leadership Speaks To Press About Stimulus Package

By Deal Hudson

Recent polling shows the religiously active Catholic vote is trending strongly toward the GOP.  Gary Andres summarizes the findings by commenting:

“While Republicans lost among Catholics in 2006 by 11-points and 13-points in 2008, they now hold a 7-point lead (39%-32%) among Catholics in general. Republicans also lead among Catholics who attend church once a week or more by 12 points.”

These numbers look back to the results of the 2004 presidential election when George W. Bush crushed the Catholic candidate, Sen. John Kerry, by 5% among all self-identified Catholics and by nearly 20% among Catholics attending Mass at least once a week. (more…)

Religion & the 2010 Midterms – Swing Groups Trending Republican?

10-4-10 Posted by admin in Blog 0 Comments
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Gary Andres writes in RealClearPolitics about the strong trending of the Catholic vote toward the GOP, especially among Mass-attending Catholics, the reasons for that trending, and the races where that might make the most difference. In his column, he cites a recent Resurgent Republic poll.

“The survey suggests that swing Catholic and Protestant voters are trending toward the Republicans, especially compared to 2006 and 2008 – a shift that could help the GOP win a number of closely contested House and Senate seats.

“For example, among those who attend church more than once a week the GOP lead by 27 points on the ballot test (16 points among those who attend once a week). According to 2008 House exit polls, Republicans won “more than once a week” church attendees in 2008, but by a much narrower 6-point margin. Democrats lead on the generic ballot by 36 points among those who never attend church.”